Building record MDR10322 - Derby Bus Station, The Morledge, Derby

Type and Period (1)

  • (Early 20th Century - 1932 AD to 1932 AD)

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  • None recorded

Full Description

Derby Bus Station, The Morledge. An exceptional early example of a purpose-built bus station. Built in 1932 by Derby Corporation to the design of its Borough Architect, Charles H Aslin. A scheme of parabolic roadways lined with passenger loading platforms and flat ferro-concrete canopies over. A two storey central drum building contained passenger service facilities and, endorsing the whole concept, the drum brickwork has a winged-wheel motif carved in stone. (1)

Sources/Archives (1)

  • <1> Bibliographic reference: Fowkes, D (ed.). 2003. Derbyshire Industrial Archaeology. A Gazetteer of Sites. Part VII. City of Derby.. p 33.



Grid reference Centred SK 35597 36209 (154m by 113m)

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May 1 2019 4:26PM

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